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Opinions on… Involving Friends and Family

While some people hesitate to choose a name for their baby without input from loved ones, the secret-keeping and opinion-blocking of not revealing the baby's name until the birth appeals to others. With the threat of unwanted criticism, keeping to yourself about the name of your little one seems like a safe choice. But
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Baby Name Theft: Are We the Bad Guys?

Baby Name Theft: Are We the Bad Guys? | Name News | Scoop.it
When someone close to you uses the name you ve picked for your about-to-arrive son, what to do? The Name Sage has definite ideas!
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Why I Regret Sharing My Kids’ Names Before They Were Born

Why I Regret Sharing My Kids’ Names Before They Were Born | Name News | Scoop.it
If I had to do it over, I wouldn’t have told any living soul one tiny, minuscule thing about what I was going to name my kids. Nada, Zilch, Zero.
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Alexa PenaVega's Baby Name Choice Will Definitely Make a Splash | NameCandy

Alexa PenaVega's Baby Name Choice Will Definitely Make a Splash | NameCandy | Name News | Scoop.it
It's pretty obvious that Ocean King definitely holds a special place in Alexa and Carlos's hearts.
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A New Father's Journey: Week 3 - Baby Names

A New Father's Journey: Week 3 - Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it
she taught twins, one of which was named Benson. Benson was pleasantly different, I thought. The other twin was named Hedges.
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Why we stopped sharing baby name ideas

Why we stopped sharing baby name ideas | Name News | Scoop.it
I’m not naive, I know others have opinions but it always throws me when someone says with disgust, “you’re going to name your baby THAT?!” And yes, that has been said to me. Many times!
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Duana Name: On Secrets, syllables, and extra Ns|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Name: On Secrets, syllables, and extra Ns|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
Other boy names we have tossed around are Harris (my maiden name) and Dean. I think both are great names, but I am not in love with either of these as much as I was with Eamon, before everyone weighed in.
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To share or not to share?

To share or not to share? | Name News | Scoop.it
I've got a few things I want to post about, but a busy day here so I'll just leave you with this question for now: Do you share with others the names you're considering for your baby before the bab...
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Mom Wants To Name Her Baby Portabella

Mom Wants To Name Her Baby Portabella | Name News | Scoop.it
There are bad baby names and then there's one woman on Reddit, who wrote that her sister wants to name her baby Portabella.
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Parenting: Why I’m keeping baby name a secret :: Kenya

If you are gracious and naive enough to share your name choices, you will be inundated with disapproval, unwanted suggestions, and unsolicited advice.
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10 Things You (Might) Hear When You Tell Your Family The Chosen Name - Baby Names

1) Oh…That’s an interesting choice… 2) Why didn’t you choose ___ instead? It’s much better! 3) My hairdresser/plumber/yoga teacher has that name! 4) You didn’t choose *insert name of relative here*’s name? S(he) will be crushed! 5) When I have a baby, I wouldn’t name them that… 6) I love it! Can I steal it?… Read More
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I'm not sure what's going on with this website, but I'll roll with it...

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Baby Names Dilemma: Everyone Hates It!

Baby Names Dilemma: Everyone Hates It! | Name News | Scoop.it
What to do when everyone reacts negatively to your baby name choice? Consult the Name Sage for affirmation!
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I Didn't Keep My Babies' Names A Secret & I Regret It

I Didn't Keep My Babies' Names A Secret & I Regret It | Name News | Scoop.it
We were just getting to know them, but with their names being shared online, it felt like people were taking tiny pieces of my kids from me and claiming them for themselves before I even knew who my sons were as people.
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13 People Who Will Definitely Think They Know What You Should Name Your Baby

There are so many major things to consider around topic of deciding what to name your baby: how to spell it, if you'll try to introduce a nickname, whether or
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Ahaha no doubt very true. Thanks to Abby for sharing this.

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Great conversation!

Great conversation! | Name News | Scoop.it
I loved all your thoughts on sharing or not sharing names before birth! Thank you all for leaving such thoughtful comments! <3 We do share our names ahead of time. I kind of love seeing people's...
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I’m That Person Who’s Way Too Concerned About Your Baby Name

I’m That Person Who’s Way Too Concerned About Your Baby Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Just because you already have a baby name picked out doesn't mean you might not need some very helpful suggestions.
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